A visit to Krystal’s

Krystal has had Native Bees for a couple of years now, keeping three species of Social Stingless Bees, Hockingsi (pictured above in the yellow box – blue roof), Carbonaria (raw cypress wood box) and Australis (large vertical log). The Hockingsi are currently connected up to another box in front for Budding/Eduction. Budding box connected to […]

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Moisture Content & Wood Hives

This article is about moisture content and wood only, not humidity conditions for bee colonies. Woodworkers will want their timber to be well dried before making furniture. They’ll aim for a Moisture Content (MC) around 6 – 10% in the timber. A live standing tree would be considered to be 100% moisture content. Wood will […]

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